Piccolo Lab

Stephen R. Piccolo

Stephen R. Piccolo is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Brigham Young University (BYU). He earned a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems from BYU in 2001 and then worked as a programmer/analyst for five years at Intel Corporation in Chandler, Arizona (where he met his wife, Laurel Harmon). In 2011, he received a PhD in Biomedical Informatics from the University of Utah (advised by Dr. Lewis J. Frey). From 2011-2014, he was postdoctoral researcher jointly at the University of Utah (Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, advised by Dr. Andrea H. Bild) and Boston University School of Medicine (Division of Computational Biomedicine, advised by Dr. W. Evan Johnson). Stephen is thrilled to be part of the BYU community. He teaches classes in biology, bioinformatics, and data science.

Dr. Piccolo is often recruiting students to do research in his lab. Students interested in discussing research possibilities should first read the Policies page.

Undergraduate students

August 2017 (left-to-right): PJ Tatlow, Zac Ence, Jonathan Dayton, Haley Hilton, Stephen Piccolo (holding his daughter), Avery Bell, Nathan Golightly, Rex Sumsion